Wetlands by Harry

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Wetlands:

Wetlands By Harry

What is a wetland?:

What is a wetland? Land consisting of marshes or swamps (saturated land)

Different wetland names.:

Different wetland names. Bog, Bottomlands, Muskeg, Peat land, Playa lake, Delmarva or Carolina bay, fen, Pocosins , prairie potholes, Marsh, mire, moor, riparian, slough, swamp, wet meadows.

What is a constructed/man made wetland:

What is a constructed/man made wetland A constructed wetland is a artificial wetland, marsh or swamp created as a new or restored habitat for native wildlife.

What is the purpose of a constructed/man made wetland.:

What is the purpose of a constructed/man made wetland. To clean the water of the river to be perfect to drink. And also a habitat for birds and fish.

What is a natural wetland:

What is a natural wetlan d A natural wetland is mostly made up of over flow of the river

What is the purpose of a natural wet land:

What is the purpose of a natural wet land A natural wetland is wetland that occurs naturally and is not made by man.

What is the difference between constructed/man made wetland and a natural wetland:

What is the difference between constructed/man made wetland and a natural wetland A natural wetland is made from the weather and a constructed is made by man/humans

Why do we need wetlands?:

Why do we need wetlands? To produce a habitat for fish birds and other animals To collect stormwater and filter it in a series of ponds to clean the water.

What are the sections of a constructed/man made wetland?:

What are the sections of a constructed/man made wetland? Starts with a GPT (Gross P ollutant T rap). There is also a series of sedimentation ponds that clean the water. Then it ends with a Channel that allows the water to goes back to the river.

Harry, Mildura West P.S.:

Harry, Mildura West P.S. Got this from clip art…

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